Dusty Zenobia Zenobia pulverulenta 'Woodlander's Blue' Native to the open woodland, this rare but treasured deciduous shrub is sure to please. Foliage starts out green, but matures into a dusty whitish blue. In May and June, racemes of fat, white Lily-Of-The-Valley like flowers appear, exuding a light citrus scent that is irresistible.
Showy racemes of white bell-shaped flowers
Smooth, attractive, dusty blue-green foliage
Perfect for grouping in semi-shade
Sweet citrus scented flowers
Slow growing;Glowing yellow and red fall color
Found in damp, sandy or peaty pine barrens, bay forests and hillside bogs.
The best landscapes for wildlife include a variety of native plants that provide wildlife values all year long. For example, many perennials offer nectar for butterflies while shrubs like this offer fruit in late summer and nesting sites year round.
Best in acidic, moist, sandy or peaty, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Grows well in boggy soils.